Over - an IOS app that allows users to add artistic text and artwork to user- generated photos - has won the award for World’s Best Start-Up at U-Start conference held in Milan - 2014.
Swedish asset manager Simplicity has reported that its Global Corporate Bond fund sold out of three Russian names - Lukoil, Rosneft and Vimpelcom - in the past month as a direct result of rising geopolitical tensions across Europe.
Swiss-based investment advisory firm U-Start has selected four top partners in South Africa as part of its global business development plans.
Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has successfully launched SGSS Gallery, its revamped European client Internet portal.
Societe Generale Securities Services has extended its global offer by including securities services activities in Ivory Coast through Societe Generale de Banques en Côte d'Ivoire (SGBCI), the Societe Generale Group subsidiary in the country
BNY Mellon has announced the appointment of Imad Abukhlal as head of Middle East and Africa of BNY Mellon Investment Management EMEA Limited.
Chairman of Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Group Mark Mobius believes 2014 could be a chance for emerging markets to set trends.
Ashmore has announced the Sicav registration of its Pan Africa Equity Fund and Latin-America Equity Fund.
David Lashbrook, head of Africa Investment Strategies at Momentum Global Investment Management, puts Africa's record hard currency bond issuance into context and provides his outlook for the market.
Societe Generale Private Banking has announced the appointment of Vincent Combes as Global Market Manager for Africa, replacing Jean-Paul Rame
Momentum Global Investment Management has announced the launch of an Africa Fixed Income Fund, aimed at institutional investors looking to benefit from opportunities arising from the economic and demographic fundamentals that Africa has to offer.
Renaissance Asset Managers, which soft closed its Sub-Saharan fund in February, is to launch Nigeria and East Africa funds later this year in response to ongoing investor demand for access to frontier markets.